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Sep 15, 2012 5:00am PDT
other parts of the region. libya, egypt, morocco, pakistan, algeria, kuwait, india, iraq just to name a few. in tunisia yesterday protesters breached the wall of the u.s. embassy where two people have died and 29 others have been hurt. in sudan, meanwhile, demonstrators got both the u.s. and german embassies and managed to set fire to the latter. a 14-minute video on youtube called "the innocence of muslims." nbc news has decided not to show any images from the film. the man behind the film, an egyptian born christian koptic was taken into custody earlier this morning and questioned by federal authorities reportedly about whether his involvement in this film may have violated terms of his probation. on thursday secretary of state tried to tamp down the religious outrage by denouncing the film. >> let me state very clearly, and i hope it is obvious, that the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video. to us, to me personally, this video is disgusting and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose, to denigrate a great religion and to provoke rag
Sep 23, 2012 8:00am EDT
the state would be broken up. more on libya in a moment. right now, joining me today, we have the author of allah, liberty and love and director of the moral courage project, a great name for a center of study. >> you are smirking. >> no, i think it's great to say i just run a moral courage project. what do you do. >> thams frank, "t. the origins, of islam and add junt fellow on the foreign relations. it's great to have you all here. >> thank you. >> on friday, we saw a remarkable thing in libya. they turned them over to the government. at least 11 people were killed in the clashes. one of the militia groups the protesters drove from the base is blamed for the attack on benghazi that killed chris stevens and three other americans. the attack on the four americans was reported as part of a spontaneous mob reaction to a 14 minute anti-muslim trailer in youtu youtube. itis becoming increasingly clear the attack was premeditated, not an outburst of muslim rage. >> what happened in benghazi was a terrorist attack and we will not rest until we have tracked down and brought to justice th
Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
when they said the administration lied about who was behind the attacks in benghazi, libya, senator john kerry called for rice to stay on. the republican party has severed ties with a virginia based consulting group it has paid $3 million to this year alone. the group is being investigated for voter fraud in nine counties in florida. right now, my story of the week. the republican bubble trap. if you follow politics, you've probably noticed that polling of the presidential election has swung quite decidedly in the president's favor over the last couple of weeks. the real clear politics polling average now has obama up 4.1 points over mitt romney in national poles. nate silver's prediction model put barack obama's odds of winning the election above 80% for the first time ever. swing state polling just this week seems to confirm the trend. a new quinnipiac "new york times" cbs poll shows surprisingly strong leads for the president. the galup tracking poll shows obama up six points. it's pretty hard to survey the polling data and not come to the conclusion that barack obama is beating
Sep 22, 2012 5:00am PDT
hayes. two people were killed in libya overnight as protesters angry at the killing of america's ambassador stormed the headquarters of several islamist militias demanding they be disarmed. we'll talk about that tomorrow. president obama criticized congress in his weekly address this morning for failing to pass the farm bill and other legislation. we'll take a look at how democrats are suddenly putting up a fight for battle in congress. i'm joined by my friend, john nichols, washington correspondent and my colleague at "the nation" magazine. l. joy williams joining the program. a political strategist and part of the program "this week in blackness" who also baked this wonderful tray of banana bread. it was too kind of you. i already had a peace. kevin williamson and ana marie cox. great to have you here. this was quite a week. quite a week in the campaign. quite a week in the campaign. the latest national poll released friday from the national journal has mitt romney trailing president obama nationally seven points among likely voters. while swing state polls from nbc and "the wa
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)